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what does the smallpox vaccination scar look like

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Smallpox scars: Smallpox scars look much like a combination of chickenpox scars and acne pits. They can be made less visible with subcision and fat transfer or fille ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience Neurology
Not routinely: Smallpox is an example of the success of vaccines in eradicating a disease that previously caused significant devastation. Only if there is a threat ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Smallpox vaccination: is not a routine vaccine for military. The government has only provided smallpox to several hundred scientists/ medical personnel in research settings ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eczema is: contraindication for smallpox vaccination.The American public has not received routine smallpox vaccinations since 1972. According to the CDC “The U. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
No Disease: There is no longer any smallpox disease in the world. ( Except in a couple of labs) Thus, we stopped vaccinating for this years ago.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Smallpox vaccine?: “Edward Jenner and the history of smallpox and vaccination” by Stefan Riedel MD, PhD is a fascinating read. Appears that Benjamin Jesty was the firs ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The vaccination is with a live cowpox virus and for most individuals provides lifelong lasting immunity.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Not a problem
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine use limited: There is a vaccine in limited use. The military & a limited number of civilians have been vaccinated to act as a first line of defence if smallpox wer ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Smallpox: The American public has not received routine smallpox vaccinations since 1972. All natural sources of smallpox have been eradicated. The government o ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
For most people, no.: Routine smallpox vaccination was abandoned decades ago because natural smallpox did not exist and side effects occurred from the vaccine.
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